August 24, 2005 :: Gas price rises and fallout

Yes, I'm going to take the half-ass route and talk about a popular blogging topic. As we all know, gas prices are at record highs. Ridiculous highs. How ridiculous? You can buy a t-shirt or mug with the following image on it:

And on a more serious note, this AP story about a fool who killed a gas station attendant trying to drive off after stealing $52 worth of fuel to fill his gas-thirsty SUV. This is so ridiculous and sad at the same time, I can't laugh, I can't cry, all I can do is shake my head. Pretty soon, SUVs will be flooding the resale market, just like condos are about to.